Public Works

Our mission:  The Urbana Public Works Department promotes growth in the City of Urbana by maintaining, constructing and improving the City's infrastructure.  We preserve the quality of life for the citizens, visitors, businesses and government agencies (both within the City and in the surrounding areas).  Our department strives to provide prompt and courteous service in a professional, efficient and cost-effective manner to safeguard the safety, health and welfare of those we serve.

Our motto:  Urbana Public Works Department--Working for You

Address: 
706 S. Glover Ave.
61802 Urbana , IL
Hours: 
M-F 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Phone: 
(217) 384-2342

Department Posts

CLosed Sealed bids will be received at the Office of the Director of Public Works, City of Urbana for: BID #1819-13 Printing and Shipping of Under the Canopy 3rd Edition for the City of Urbana. Specifications may be obtained from: Office of the Director of Public Works706 South Glover AvenueUrbana, Illinois 61802 Bids will be received through 1:30 PM, Wednesday, February 20, 2019 and at said time the bids shall be opened and read publicly.
Post date: Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 16:30
Weather Permitting: The 800 block of West Iowa Street between South Busey Avenue and South Lincoln Avenue will be closed to traffic on both directions from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 due to tree pruning by the Urbana Public Works Arbor Division.
Post date: Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 10:15
Due to the harsh weather conditions, the Landscape Recycling Center, 1210 East University Avenue, Urbana, IL, will be closed from 4 p.m. on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 until 8 a.m. on Thursday, January 31, 2019. In case of an emergency, contact the Urbana Police Department at 217/384-2320. Please be safe and avoid traveling outside if possible.
Post date: Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 15:31
Due to the extreme cold, the City of Urbana’s curbside U-Cycle collections will not occur on Wednesday, January 30, 2019. U-Cycle collections will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week. Normal operations will resume on Thursday, January 31, 2019.
Post date: Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 14:26
The Landscape Recycling center is offering Premium Shredded Hardwood Mulch for just $20 per cubic yard. That’s a savings of 20% off the regular price of $25. Mulch can be picked up at LRC or you can take advantage of the delivery special. 50% Off Delivery – Order now before delivery fees increase on March 1!
Post date: Friday, January 25, 2019 - 14:35